Mission: To enhance the quality of life in Volusia County by eliminating the causes of poverty by providing the resources and support to help low-income families become self-sufficient through community partnerships.
Overview: Human Services provides temporary emergency assistance and supportive services to eligible residents of Volusia County. The Family Self-Sufficiency Program will provide eligible individuals with educational and training opportunities to empower them to become economically self-sufficient.
Our human services programs include emergency services, family self-sufficiency program, health care responsibility act program, indigent burial/cremation, Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), summer food service program.
Learn about our Human Services Advisory Board, its members, county staff, and review latest HSAB minutes.
Applicants must be interviewed by a case worker to determine eligibility for services. Eligibility for assistance through Human Services is based on grant and county requirements that include proof of residency and total household income. Learn about required documents to determine edibility for emergency assistance and review/download helpful forms.
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